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Cost of Living Comparison Between China and South Korea Reverse

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Consumer Prices in South Korea are 82.44% higher than in China
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Korea are 66.89% higher than in China
Rent Prices in South Korea are 25.07% higher than in China
Restaurant Prices in South Korea are 63.12% higher than in China
Groceries Prices in South Korea are 101.76% higher than in China
Local Purchasing Power in South Korea is 45.10% higher than in China
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 ¥
(3,296.68 ₩)
42.47 ¥
(7,000.00 ₩)
     +112.34 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 140.00 ¥
(23,076.73 ₩)
242.67 ¥
(40,000.00 ₩)
     +73.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 ¥
(4,945.01 ₩)
36.40 ¥
(6,000.00 ₩)
     +21.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.30 ¥
(873.62 ₩)
18.20 ¥
(3,000.00 ₩)
     +243.40 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 15.00 ¥
(2,472.51 ₩)
30.33 ¥
(5,000.00 ₩)
     +102.22 %
Cappuccino (regular) 26.75 ¥
(4,409.91 ₩)
26.65 ¥
(4,393.23 ₩)
     -0.38 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.14 ¥
(517.26 ₩)
9.43 ¥
(1,554.99 ₩)
     +200.62 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.95 ¥
(321.09 ₩)
4.67 ¥
(769.21 ₩)
     +139.56 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 48.41 ¥
(7,980.25 ₩)
55.98 ¥
(9,227.35 ₩)
     +15.63 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 8.48 ¥
(1,398.38 ₩)
13.97 ¥
(2,302.93 ₩)
     +64.69 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.93 ¥
(482.34 ₩)
10.93 ¥
(1,801.01 ₩)
     +273.39 %
Eggs (12) 10.90 ¥
(1,796.01 ₩)
19.19 ¥
(3,163.18 ₩)
     +76.12 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 47.33 ¥
(7,801.20 ₩)
48.32 ¥
(7,965.14 ₩)
     +2.10 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 11.16 ¥
(1,839.98 ₩)
24.01 ¥
(3,958.29 ₩)
     +115.13 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 33.62 ¥
(5,542.12 ₩)
63.33 ¥
(10,438.52 ₩)
     +88.35 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.21 ¥
(858.71 ₩)
18.32 ¥
(3,019.13 ₩)
     +251.59 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.19 ¥
(525.94 ₩)
11.05 ¥
(1,822.08 ₩)
     +246.45 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.76 ¥
(785.25 ₩)
16.33 ¥
(2,692.29 ₩)
     +242.86 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.43 ¥
(564.93 ₩)
15.59 ¥
(2,570.45 ₩)
     +355.00 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.78 ¥
(458.42 ₩)
9.88 ¥
(1,628.74 ₩)
     +255.30 %
Onion (1 lb) 3.27 ¥
(539.60 ₩)
7.88 ¥
(1,298.96 ₩)
     +140.73 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.97 ¥
(819.79 ₩)
13.57 ¥
(2,237.33 ₩)
     +172.92 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.63 ¥
(598.33 ₩)
7.27 ¥
(1,197.71 ₩)
     +100.17 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 75.00 ¥
(12,362.53 ₩)
97.07 ¥
(16,000.00 ₩)
     +29.42 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.17 ¥
(851.90 ₩)
12.11 ¥
(1,996.15 ₩)
     +134.32 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 13.63 ¥
(2,246.76 ₩)
19.96 ¥
(3,289.47 ₩)
     +46.41 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 18.00 ¥
(2,967.01 ₩)
27.30 ¥
(4,500.00 ₩)
     +51.67 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 ¥
(329.67 ₩)
7.58 ¥
(1,250.00 ₩)
     +279.17 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 ¥
(19,780.06 ₩)
333.67 ¥
(55,000.00 ₩)
     +178.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ¥
(1,648.34 ₩)
18.20 ¥
(3,000.00 ₩)
     +82.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 ¥
(610.13 ₩)
11.72 ¥
(1,931.21 ₩)
     +216.52 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 ¥
(4,945.01 ₩)
78.87 ¥
(13,000.00 ₩)
     +162.89 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 24.24 ¥
(3,995.47 ₩)
34.20 ¥
(5,638.04 ₩)
     +41.11 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,000.00 ¥
(24,725,068.95 ₩)
194,134.95 ¥
(32,000,000.00 ₩)
     +29.42 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 128,421.21 ¥
(21,168,155.50 ₩)
167,193.21 ¥
(27,559,090.91 ₩)
     +30.19 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 344.04 ¥
(56,708.76 ₩)
1,002.05 ¥
(165,172.45 ₩)
     +191.26 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 ¥
(43.53 ₩)
0.96 ¥
(158.71 ₩)
     +264.63 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 98.48 ¥
(16,232.04 ₩)
149.67 ¥
(24,670.03 ₩)
     +51.98 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 264.69 ¥
(43,629.96 ₩)
392.59 ¥
(64,712.56 ₩)
     +48.32 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 70.86 ¥
(11,680.24 ₩)
71.50 ¥
(11,785.71 ₩)
     +0.90 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 ¥
(8,241.69 ₩)
60.67 ¥
(10,000.00 ₩)
     +21.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 6,300.65 ¥
(1,038,560.63 ₩)
2,730.02 ¥
(450,000.00 ₩)
     -56.67 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 198,709.68 ¥
(32,754,069.84 ₩)
129,099.74 ¥
(21,280,000.00 ₩)
     -35.03 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 413.90 ¥
(68,225.16 ₩)
455.72 ¥
(75,118.32 ₩)
     +10.10 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 242.18 ¥
(39,919.35 ₩)
286.41 ¥
(47,210.53 ₩)
     +18.26 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 615.63 ¥
(101,476.17 ₩)
591.82 ¥
(97,551.72 ₩)
     -3.87 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 557.50 ¥
(91,894.12 ₩)
762.89 ¥
(125,750.00 ₩)
     +36.84 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,381.80 ¥
(557,434.77 ₩)
3,887.32 ¥
(640,761.71 ₩)
     +14.95 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,004.44 ¥
(330,400.22 ₩)
2,542.14 ¥
(419,030.98 ₩)
     +26.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,630.04 ¥
(1,257,688.00 ₩)
8,743.21 ¥
(1,441,176.13 ₩)
     +14.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,755.66 ¥
(619,060.50 ₩)
5,715.05 ¥
(942,033.27 ₩)
     +52.17 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,892.63 ¥
(641,636.52 ₩)
4,833.99 ¥
(796,804.95 ₩)
     +24.18 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,684.80 ¥
(277,711.35 ₩)
2,670.30 ¥
(440,154.89 ₩)
     +58.49 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,027.00 ¥
(993,452.53 ₩)
14,594.35 ¥
(2,405,641.37 ₩)
     +142.15 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.28 3.41      -35.49 %
Last update: April, 2017April, 2017
Contributors:1145477
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CNY